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1bitter/ˈbɪtɚ/adjective
1bitter
/ˈbɪtɚ/
adjective
Learner's definition of BITTER  
[more bitter; most bitter]
◊ The form bitterer is almost never used to mean “more bitter,” but the form bitterest is commonly used to mean “most bitter.”
: having a strong and often unpleasant flavor that is the opposite of sweet
: causing painful emotions : felt or experienced in a strong and unpleasant way
◊ A bitter pill or a bitter pill to swallow is something that is difficult or painful to accept.
: angry and unhappy because of unfair treatment
: feeling or showing a lot of hatred or anger

to/until the bitter end

: until the end of something that may be very bad, unpleasant, etc.

— bitterly

adverb

— bitterness

noun,[noncount]
2bitter/ˈbɪtɚ/noun
pluralbitters
2bitter
/ˈbɪtɚ/
noun
pluralbitters
Learner's definition of BITTER  
bit*ters [plural]  : a bitter alcoholic liquid that is used especially in mixed drinks
British  : a type of beer that has a slightly bitter flavor
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